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Meet world leading immunologist, Professor Ranjeny Thomas
Professor Ranjeny Thomas is a world leading immunologist aiming to retrain the immune system not to attack its insulin producing cells in people with type 1 diabetes
FDA approves teplizumab to delay type 1 diabetes in at-risk individuals in US
The U.S Food and Drug Administration has approved Provention Bio’s teplizumab for people at risk of T1D in the U.S.
World Diabetes Day: 5 ways to update your T1D knowledge
November 14 is World Diabetes Day, when we come together to raise awareness of diabetes and how it affects millions of people around the globe. The International Diabetes Foundation sets the annual theme, and, like last year, 2022 is all about increasing access to diabetes education, with the slogan ‘education to protect tomorrow’. So what […]
Government announces Omnipod DASH® System to be subsidised
Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon Mark Butler, has today announced that the next generation of Omnipod insulin pumps will be subsidised from December 1.
JDRF announces launch of global Type 1 Diabetes Index
The T1D Index is a first-of-its-kind data simulation tool that measures the human and public health impact of the T1D crisis in every country across the globe.
JDRF Australia announces Nine’s James Bracey as newest ambassador
JDRF Australia are delighted to announce that much-loved sports host and TV presenter, James Bracey, has today joined the organisation as an ambassador to lend his support to the organisation’s goal of a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Mr. Bracey is well known for his journalism with the Nine Network which he joined in […]
National Diabetes Week 2022: Diabetes stigma and your mental health
Did you know that four out of every five people living with diabetes have experienced stigma? A 2021 study by the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes found that more than 80% of people with diabetes “have been judged, blamed, shamed, or treated differently due to their diabetes”. This can, in turn, often lead […]
A new resource for teens living with type 1 diabetes
We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new teen wellbeing guide, Testing Times, designed to help teenagers manage their type 1 diabetes (T1D) while staying on top of studying, socialising and the changes that come with transitioning into adulthood. The guide was created with the knowledge and expertise of T1D healthcare clinicians. […]
Annual Giving Day FAQs
Our Annual Giving Day is coming up on 9 June 2022. That’s so soon! But, what does it all mean and how can you get involved? Keep reading as we answer your frequently asked questions. What is JDRF Australia’s Annual Giving Day? Our Annual Giving Day is a chance for the dedicated type 1 diabetes […]